Weekend Spill: Mischa Richter’s Paintings; The Tilley Watch Online; Gehr To Interview Sipress & Flake, Virtually

Mischa Richter’s Paintings From Provincetown Rhode Island’s Bakker Gallery, this news of an exhibit of Mischa Richter’s abstract paintings.  Mr. Richter’s entry on the Spill‘s A-Z: Mischa Richter (photo above courtesy of Sarah Geraghty Herndon). Born, Kharkov, Russia, 1910. Died, March 23, 2001. New Yorker work: January 10, 1942 – January 20, 2003 ; Key books: This One’s On Me!

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Thurber Thursday: Thurber’s “My Friend McNulty”; Today’s Daily Cartoonist: Brendan Loper; Blitt Looks at Melania’s Teleprompter; Finck’s Pepper Is Back

Thurber Thursday: Thurber’s “My Friend McNulty” Every so often I re-read Thurber’s terrific nine page appreciation found in this best of McNulty collection published in 1957. My copy has seen much better days, but is no less enjoyable. McNulty worked at The New Yorker (according to Thurber’s piece) from “Christmas Day, 1937, to New Year’s Eve, 1955. Thurber’s friendship went

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Tuesday Tilley: Liza Donnelly To Live-Draw In Norman Rockwell’s Studio; The Daily Cartoonists & Cartoons

Liza Donnelly To Draw In Norman Rockwell’s Studio Events tied in to Liza Donnelly’s Comic Relief exhibit at The Norman Rockwell Museum continue this evening (a virtual presentation featuring Victor Juhasz), and this Thursday when Ms. Donnelly travels to Stockbridge, Massachusetts to live-draw in Norman Rockwell’s studio. Info here. ________________________________________________________________________ Today’s Daily Cartoonist & Cartoon: Brendan Loper on the USPO

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Weekend Spill: The Tilley Watch Online, August 3 -7, 2020; The New American Bystander Is Out; Dernavich’s Kids Book

An end of week listing of New Yorker artists (both print and those exclusive to newyorker.com) contributing to online features The Daily Cartoon: Yasin Osman*, J.A.K., Adam Douglas Thompson, Millie von Platen*, Brendan Loper. Daily Shouts: Eugenia Viti (& Ginny Hogan) …and: Barry Blitt’s Kvetchbook: “Trump Jumps The Shark” From The Culture Desk, Andy Friedman’s “The Return of Kathleen Edwards”

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The Tilley Watch: 50 Years Ago This Week In The New Yorker; Reminder! A Zoom Event Tomorrow Night…Cartoon Marriage: A Conversation With Two New Yorker Cartoonists; Today’s Daily Cartoonist & Cartoon

Note to Readers: Ink Spill was down nearly all of yesterday due to who knows what (that’s as technical as I get).  Sorry about that. The Monday Tilley Watch is off this week as we’re in the second week of a double issue (August 3 & 10, 2020).  Just for fun I thought I’d take a quick look at the

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